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Athletic and Recreational Facilities

Highlighted by the state-of-the-art Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex, Holy Cross boasts facilities that stand above peer institutions, exceeding those offered by many other Division I programs in the region and across the East Coast. 

Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex
The Luth Athletic Complex, which opened in 2018, includes: 
 
  • 64,000-square foot Indoor Practice Facility, complete with 100 yards of turf for use by all sports
  • Coach George Blaney ’61 Gymnasium for basketball and volleyball team practice 
  • 3,000-square foot Sports Medicine Center 
  • 9,500-square-foot Carol and Park B. Smith ’54 Sports Performance Center 
  • 10 new or renovated locker rooms
  • Offices for all varsity programs, athletics administrators and athletics support services
  • New meeting rooms/recruiting space
  • Green Family Plaza for events
  • Fully renovated basketball arena and ice rink

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Recreation and Wellness Center
Recreation and Wellness Center

The Field House will be replaced with a new facility that contains sports courts, jogging track, weight rooms, locker rooms; and rooms for yoga, spinning, and other fitness classes. The center will be a home for all club and intramural sports, as well as recreation, fitness, and wellness programming for students, faculty, and staff. Learn more »

Field House
The Field House serves campus recreational needs, and features a cardio and weight equipment area, an aerobics/dance studio for exercise classes, an intramural and club practice area and game space, and track lanes.
Fitton Field
The storied 23,500-seat Fitton Field is considered to be the finest natural grass facility for viewing and playing college football in the Northeast.
Freshman Field
Located behind the football stadium, Freshman Field is home to the softball team. In recent years, the softball field has seen the addition of new bleachers, a press box, and a permanent outfield fence.
Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field
Renovated in 2005, Fitton Field has a capacity of 3,000. The Holy Cross baseball team played its first game on this field in 1905. The Worcester Bravehearts, a collegiate summer baseball team, play their games on Fitton as well.
Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex (Basketball Arena)
The 3,536-seat Hart Center Arena serves as the home for the men's basketball, women's basketball and volleyball teams. Renovated in 2016, the arena features a new flooring system, new lower-bowl retractable bleachers, Bose sound system, refinished ceilings and new banners.
Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex (Ice Hockey Rink)
Renovated in 2016, the Hart Center Rink serves as the home for the men’s and women’s ice hockey teams and has a capacity of 1,600. The rink is open to the community at select times for open skating, figure skating, and recreational hockey.
Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex (Swimming Pool)
The swimming and diving teams practice and compete in the six-lane Hart Center Pool, which contains dual wave turbulent lane lines that are the standard 25-yard collegiate length. The pool also features a Colorado timing system which provides an electronic readout for all six lanes. A separate diving well contains two 1-meter boards and one 3-meter board.
Hart Turf Field and Hart Track
Located behind the Luth Athletic Complex, the Hart Turf Field and Hart Track are home to the field hockey and outdoor track and field teams. An eight-lane track surrounds the Astroturf field, which also features a scoreboard, spectator stands and lighting for night games.
Kuzniewski Field
Kuzniewski Field serves as the home of the men's and women's lacrosse teams, in addition to being the primary practice facility for the football team. Opened in 2009, the synthetic turf field is complete with lights, an updated sound system and seating for 1,000.
Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium
Located behind the Luth Athletic Complex, Smith Stadium features a natural grass field with spectator seating for 1,320 that spans both sides of the field. The stadium also features a press box, lighting for night games, a scoreboard and sound system.
Loyola Fitness Studio
The 2,800 square foot Loyola Fitness Studio in the basement of Loyola Hall features state-of-the-art cardiovascular equipment and an area for stretching.
Rowing Tanks and Erg Room
Located inside the Luth Athletic Complex, the rowing tanks allow the men’s and women’s rowing teams to practice indoors year-round. An erg room was also added during the construction of the Luth Athletic Complex.
Sinnott Family Tennis Facility
Built in 2008, the eight-court tennis facility features walkways around all the courts for superior fan viewing, lighting on four courts and fences on both sides of the facility.
Worcester Country Club
The home course of the Holy Cross men’s and women’s golf teams since the 2016-17 season, Worcester Country Club stretches over 6,650 yards and plays to a par of 70. One unusual feature is the five par threes, which make the course play longer and tougher than the yardage indicates.